Mean versus median for the multiple sleep latency test.


Since its introduction in the mid-1970s, the multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) has become the standard method for evaluating hypersomnolence. The mean sleep latency is usually calculated and constitutes the traditional basis for interpretation. Mean and median are both measures of the central tendency of a distribution, but because the trials of the MSLT… (More)


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@article{Benbadis1995MeanVM, title={Mean versus median for the multiple sleep latency test.}, author={Selim R. Benbadis and Michael C. Perry and Barbara Wolgamuth and Jacob Turnbull and Wallace B. Mendelson}, journal={Sleep}, year={1995}, volume={18 5}, pages={342-5} }